Urinary prostaglandins and kallikrein in the course of acute renal failure.


To examine the role of prostaglandins and the kallikrein system in the recovery from acute renal failure, we studied the sequential changes in urinary prostaglandins and kallikrein after the onset of oliguria. The six patients studied had acute tubular necrosis of the vasomotor type. Urinary PGE2, PGF2 alpha, the PGF2 alpha-main urinary metabolite, 6-keto… (More)


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